Application processes are different for coursework and research degrees. Please choose from the following categories:
Master of Pharmacy (C04252)
Master of Pharmacy (International) (C04253)
Autumn session commences with an induction day in early February with classes starting in late February/early March. Applications are not accepted for commencement in Spring session (mid-year).
Prospective students are welcome to apply in their final session/semester of undergraduate study. Successful applicants will be granted a conditional offer with a full offer made once their degree and all prerequisites are complete.
If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or a humanitarian visa holder you can lodge your application quickly and easily online directly to UTS. Visit the UTS Postgraduate Admissions page to learn about how to apply and submit your application.
If your previous degree/s were completed overseas, please submit your application to Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) as UAC can verify your documents and calculate your GPA.
If you are not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident, you will need to apply through UTS International.
Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, and all prerequisites at tertiary level within the last ten years.
Selected applicants are required to undertake a short interview with a panel. Applicants are assessed in the areas of communication skills, interpersonal skills, interest in pharmacy, and commitment to pharmacy as a career.
Entry is competitive with previous intakes requiring a GPA of credit average or above. GPA cut-offs are subject to change from year to year.
Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.
Applicants must have completed the following subjects at a tertiary level within the last ten years and must provide relevant subject outlines with their application:
- one pharmacology subject*
- two chemistry subjects
- one biochemistry subject
- one human physiology subject, and
- one mathematics or statistics subject.
Prerequisites may be completed as bridging and short courses or non-award units at a recognised tertiary institution if you did not complete them as part of your undergraduate degree.
For prerequisite checking, you must provide a copy of the subject or unit descriptions from the university handbook (or equivalent) of the university where you completed the subjects. If you are unsure whether your previous study meets prerequisite requirements, you can submit your subject outlines for pre-assessment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a guide, the following areas will be considered when assessing whether or not a subject meets this prerequisite:
- basic concepts of pharmacology (including principles of drug action, drug-receptor interactions)
- introduction to pharmacokinetics
Successful applicants will be required to:
- acquire a Working With Children Check and an Australian National Police Check**
- complete a series of NSW Ministry of Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and
- demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases
**International applicants, in addition to the requirements above, will be required to obtain a police certificate/criminal clearance from every country they have resided in. If a country does not issue police certificates/criminal clearances, applicants will be required to complete a Statutory Declaration for Overseas Students.
For further information please contact the Graduate School of Health.
To calculate the fees for this course, please visit the UTS fees website.
How to apply
Identify your proposed area of research, and potential supervisor/s. Future research students are encouraged to view the school's:
Make an enquiry to UTS Pharmacy. This helps us to connect you to a supervisor and start your application process.
The school’s research team will help guide you through this step.
Domestic students should follow the research degree application process outlined by the Graduate Research School.
International students should visit UTS International for comprehensive information on the application process, fees and English language requirements.
Expressions of interest are currently being sought for 2018 commencement.
Note: it is important for candidates to contact UTS Pharmacy and arrange supervision before the application is submitted.
UTS: Pharmacy offers a range of scholarships for PhD students. In particular, students in Pharmaceutics are currently being sought for an exciting project relating to innovative drug delivery and pharmaceutical nanotechnology. Visit our scholarships page for details.
Local students (citizens of Australia and New Zealand and permanent residents of Australia) currently have their course fees met through the Commonwealth Government’s Research Training Program . However, students are responsible for other fees incurred by their project (eg. software, photocopying, transport).
International students should visit the UTS International website for information on international student fees.